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“Poke” Me

Written by September 30, 2010

Facebook – The Universal Language of Mankind Famed 19th century American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once wrote: "Music is the universal language of mankind.” And indeed, many would agree. Wherever it may originate, all music consists of only seven core notes. And, no matter what part of the world one is in or what instrument…
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Technology Becomes More Human

Written by September 24, 2010

“How can we make digital-technology content graspable?”- not just figuratively but literally. That was the question posed by German PhD student Fabian Hemmert.  In his recent TED presentation Hemmert explains that humans live in a physical world. We experience the world around us through our senses. We touch, feel, see and smell. Digital technology, however,…
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How To Erase Your Online Identity and Start Over

Written by August 26, 2010

Experts have been giving serious consideration to the deleterious impact of social media, and by extension, youthful indiscretions, upon privacy and our futures. After careful study they now offer some sage advice on how to avert an inglorious past and reinvent oneself. To start, they suggest – and this is very important — you should…
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What we’re watching this week

Written by June 2, 2010

Have you heard of TED? According to their site, they are a small non-profit organization devoted to "Ideas Worth Spreading." Since 1984, they’ve been devoted to bringing people together from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. They frequently post videos from the best and brightest thinkers speaking on a variety of contemporary issues. This week, we’re…
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